22 May The Grand Challenge: Getting Baby to Sleep

This is a common topic of discussion—and argument—between many sleep-deprived parents of young children.   Some parents swear by sleep training, where a child learns to go to sleep on his or her own, asserting that it saved their sanity and helped their child to learn...

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08 May Family Tension Can Impact Child’s Brain

We’ve been saying for years that conflict between parents—if hostile, unresolved, and frequent—is bad for kids.   Now there is biological evidence.   When there has been tension between parents, arguments, and a lack of affection , the child's cerebellum is smaller according to researchers...

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11 Jun Impatient Grandparents

Six in 10 grandparents say they play a “very important” role in the lives of their grandchildren. Unfortunately, the pre-grandparent generation is having to wait a little longer to have that experience. The median age at childbirth for couples has been rising. This means that...

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